App categorization is conducted by a team of researchers based on similarities among apps along with a number of dimensions. With the policy component Add an Application Setting, apps can be blocked by category or application.
- Ad Publishing—Applications that enable publishers and ad networks to manage ad serving and trafficking.
- Anonymizer—Services that provide an anonymous proxy tool that attempts to make activity on the Internet untraceable.
- Application Development and Testing—Applications suited for application development and testing cycles, or for building integration applications in the cloud and within the enterprise.
- Backup and Recovery—Applications for backup and recovery of file systems and raw data stores on servers and desktop systems.
- Business Intelligence—Applications for analytics such as dashboards, reporting systems, scenario modeling, and data analysis.
- Cloud Storage—Applications that offer massively scalable storage capacity that can be used for applications, and file storage.
- Collaboration—Applications that enhance communication and collaboration in workgroups, within enterprises, and across enterprises.
- Compute—Fundamental computing resources for running cloud-based systems that can be dynamically provisioned and configured as needed.
- Content Management—Applications for managing the production of and access to content, enforcing document production workflows, and providing workspaces for groups or enterprises to find and access documents.
- Customer Relationship Management (CRM)—Applications that manage interactions with current and future customers, including organization and automation across sales, marketing, and customer service functions.
- E-Commerce—Applications that facilitate the buying and selling of products or services.
- Education—Applications that provide educational or training courses, general learning opportunities or specific employee training independent of their location.
- Financial Services—Applications for managing financial processes and information.
- Games—Online and mobile games.
- Hosting Services—Applications that enable corporate or individual websites or other content to be accessible over the internet.
- Human Resources—Applications for managing human resources and HR functions.
- IT Service Management—Applications that support specific IT functions to plan, deliver, operate and control IT services.
- Legal—Applications that provide access to legal documents and public records and support legal content.
- Marketing & Sales—Applications that are specifically designed for marketing and sales functions.
- Media—Applications that host or stream media as a service.
- Office Productivity—Applications for producing information and other standard office-oriented tasks such as documentation, presentations, project management, and so on.
- Others—Used for those services where no existing categorization would fit.
- P2P—Peer to Peer torrents like apps and protocols.
- Search—Web or app-based search.
- Security—Applications that support security activities to ensure adherence to regulatory compliance rules and protect information, data applications, and infrastructure.
- Service Management—Applications that support general operational activities outside of the IT function.
- Shopping—Web or app-based basic online shopping.
- Social Networking—Applications that establish and maintain a connection among users that are tied in one or more specific types of interdependency.
- Software Repository—Software repositories.
- Web Content—Mostly app-based services that provide content. It can be through a login or paid portal.
Delete an Application Setting < Application Categories > Manage Destination Lists
Updated 10 months ago